Sarah Kirkland Snider
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Biography
Sarah Kirkland Snider

Sarah Kirkland Snider’s compositions have been commissioned and performed by the New York Philharmonic (which presented her trio Thread and Fray on its new-music series in 2018) as well as the Residentie Orkest Den Haag, American Composers Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the San Francisco, National, Detroit, Indianapolis, and North Carolina symphony orchestras; percussionist Colin Currie, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, and vocalist Shara Nova; and eighth blackbird, The Knights, Ensemble Signal, yMusic, and Roomful of Teeth, among many others. 

Her music has been heard at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, as well as at Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, and London’s Wigmore Hall, and at festivals including Big Ears, BAM Next Wave, Cross-linx, Aspen, Ecstatic, and Sundance. Her two orchestral song cycle records, Penelope (2010) and Unremembered (2015), graced top five lists on NPR, The Washington Post, The Nation, and Time Out New York. 

Recent and upcoming commissions include Mass for the Endangered, for Trinity Wall Street Choir and NOVUS NY; Embrace, a 40-minute orchestral ballet for Birmingham Royal Ballet; and O Ecclesia, an opera co-commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects. 

The winner of Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 Elaine Lebenbom Award, Sarah Kirkland Snider has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Opera America, New Music USA, the Sorel Organization, and the Jerome Composers Commissioning Fund. A co-founder and co-artistic director of Brooklyn-based non-profit New Amsterdam Records, she has an M.A. and A.D. from the Yale School of Music, and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. Her music is published by G. Schirmer.

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June, 2020 Thursday

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich
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7:30 PM Concert

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich

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Sarah Kirkland Snider New work (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission)
Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings
John Adams Harmonium
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Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Yuja Wang Piano
Christopher Martin Trumpet
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June, 2020 Friday

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich
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8:00 PM Concert

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich

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Sarah Kirkland Snider New work (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission)
Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings
John Adams Harmonium
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Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Yuja Wang Piano
Christopher Martin Trumpet
Concert Chorale of New York Chorus

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June, 2020 Saturday

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich
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8:00 PM Concert

Yuja Wang Performs Shostakovich

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Sarah Kirkland Snider New work (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission)
Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings
John Adams Harmonium
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Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Yuja Wang Piano
Christopher Martin Trumpet
Concert Chorale of New York Chorus
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